NFL safety Brian Dawkins retires at 38

NFL safety Brian Dawkins retires at 38

DENVER, April 23 (UPI) -- Brian Dawkins, a nine-time Pro Bowl selection in 16 seasons as an NFL safety, said Monday he was retiring from the NFL.
NFL's Goodell sets up players forum

NFL's Goodell sets up players forum

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has formed a forum to address the lives of players on and off the field on several issues, including health and safety.

Dawkins laments Jim Johnson's death

DENVER, July 29 (UPI) -- Hard-hitting strong safety Brian Dawkins of Denver is stunned by the death of Philadelphia defensive coordinator Jim Johnson.

Dawkins wins Byron 'Whizzer' White award

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Denver safety Brian Dawkins has won the NFL's 43rd annual Byron "Whizzer" White Award for his work in the community and his team.

Broncos sign safety Brian Dawkins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The Denver Broncos have confirmed they have lured veteran free-agent strong safety Brian Dawkins away from Philadelphia.

Atlanta backs lead NFC weekly honors

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner is the NFC offensive player of the week.

NFL: Philadelphia 10, Dallas 6

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Donovan McNabb completed 23 of 41 passes for 208 yards and a touchdown Sunday in Philadelphia's 10-6 upset of the Dallas Cowboys.

Eagles have several injured players

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Running back Brian Westbrook and safety Brian Dawkins sat out Wednesday when the Philadelphia Eagles returned to the practice field.

Jackson runs to NFC December award

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- St. Louis running back Steven Jackson, the fourth NFL player to score 10 touchdowns in December, was given the NFC offensive player of the month award.

Eagles' Dawkins takes NFC weekly honor

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Philadelphia safety Brian Dawkins was selected the NFC defensive player of the week for his play against the New York Giants. Chicago quarterback Rex Grossman took the conference's offensive player of the week award while St. Louis punter Matt Turk was th

Seven Bears make NFC Pro Bowl team

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Seven Chicago Bears, including record-setting return specialist Devin Hester, were selected as starters for the NFC team's Pro Bowl team. Hester is among three Bears' specialists to make the team. Also tabbed were kicker Robbie Gould and special team memb

NFL: Philadelphia 17, Washington 14:

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Donovan McNabb threw a touchdown pass to L.J. Smith and Dorsey Levens ran for another score Sunday as Philadelphia beat the Washington Redskins 17-14.

NFL: Philadelphia 20, Green Bay 17 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Brian Dawkins returned a pass interception 35 yards to set up David Akers 31-yard field goal 4:48 into overtime Sunday as Philadelphia beat Green Bay, 20-17.

Niners receiver Owens breaks collarbone

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Terrell Owens may have played his last game with the San Francisco 49ers.

Eagles lose Gramanis for season

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday that defensive tackle Paul Gramanis will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn Achilles tendon.
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Brian Dawkins
Philadelphia Eagles Brian Dawkins is surrounded by cameras as he jogs off the field after the fourth quarter of their game with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field September 21, 2008. Philadelphia defeated Pittsburgh 15-6. Dawkins forcing a Pittsburgh fumble set up a winning field goal for the team. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)

Brian Patrick Dawkins (born October 13, 1973 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American football safety for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson.

A seven-time Pro Bowl selection, Dawkins is a member of the Philadelphia Eagles 75th Anniversary Team and 20/20 Club.

A three-year starter at strong safety for Clemson University, Dawkins finished his career with 247 tackles and 11 interceptions. He was a 2nd team All-American selection as a senior when his team-high six interceptions tied him for the conference lead. He was named the first-team strong safety on Clemson's all-centennial team in 1995 and was selected to their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009.

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